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03-16-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,864
Posted By Danhedonia

Shouldn't you all be overeating after a grueling...

Shouldn't you all be overeating after a grueling 20 mile charity ride?
03-15-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,864
Posted By Danhedonia

You're not riding outside in Albuquerque in...

You're not riding outside in Albuquerque in March. And spare me the tough-guy stance.

Koyote - don't agree at all. Customer experiences are important; customers' feelings about a brand are...
03-15-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,864
Posted By Danhedonia

Thanks - truly appreciate it. You're right - I...

Thanks - truly appreciate it. You're right - I should be grateful instead of resentful. I wondered why I felt so salty, and went back and just really didn't like the first email. The rest is me...
03-14-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,864
Posted By Danhedonia

Yeah, I was unaware that the warranty period is a...

Yeah, I was unaware that the warranty period is a year.

Not sure why I 'did something wrong' by expressing a strong preference for dialog vs. insertion into business process. Then again, people...
03-14-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,864
Posted By Danhedonia

Troul and Koyote , totally appreciate the...

Troul and Koyote , totally appreciate the replies.

1. I never, ever mind being told "no, those are the rules." Multiple times - from initial product reg. to each of the two tickets I carefully...
03-14-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,864
Posted By Danhedonia

How to Lose Me As a Loyal Customer

Long-ish post, patience sought. Also, I realize that this involves Wahoo, but ask mods to leave it here because for me this post is about a customer relationship around cycling. Their focus on...
03-12-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Danhedonia

I know exactly what I want; perhaps Iride01 you...

I know exactly what I want; perhaps Iride01 you should re-read the post (or maybe you just didn't understand).

I'm asking about the vendor. I've bought the stray item off CC, and agree the...
03-12-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,126
Posted By Danhedonia

There will also be people who need to create...

There will also be people who need to create imaginary worlds in which they are 10x smarter than everyone else.

Anhow, Ksyrium Elites are $500 sets in my world (a few times a year, dependably...
03-10-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,126
Posted By Danhedonia

I'm pretty sure I have weird tastes (e.g., I love...

I'm pretty sure I have weird tastes (e.g., I love inflating my 23's to 135 PSI and yes, I like feeling every granule on the roadtop) - the feel of carbon to me was somehow ... more damped? Was that...
03-10-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,126
Posted By Danhedonia

Got it, so yeah, it's about the aero? That would...

Got it, so yeah, it's about the aero? That would make sense.
03-10-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,126
Posted By Danhedonia

People prefer nicer things for less money. ...

People prefer nicer things for less money.

Are carbon wheels generally better value now? If so, I'm out of touch (always a probability). OP asked "what are a nice set of carbon wheels?" I'm...
03-10-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,126
Posted By Danhedonia

Be patient with me. I am saying: what makes...

Be patient with me. I am saying: what makes carbon better? Weight savings?

I ride both types of wheels (Aoleus 3's are hardly boutique but they're not crummy) and truly don't have a preference...
03-10-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,407
Posted By Danhedonia

I ride from the 50's up to about 110F. Here in...

I ride from the 50's up to about 110F. Here in New Mexico **** gets real after June 1st, especially in the afternoon - but as they say "It's a dry heat" and I don't know, I just somehow got used to...
03-10-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,797
Posted By Danhedonia

I'm overweight so I go with unsweetened tea. And...

I'm overweight so I go with unsweetened tea. And Doritos. (which is one of many reasons I'm overweight)

But there really is nothing like cooling off with some deep breaths of gas fumes.
03-10-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Danhedonia

Anyone ever get a build-up from Competitive Cyclist?

I'm in N+1 mode, looking at a few options. Was thinking about having CC do a build.

Anyone have experience with that? Any thoughts on the topic?
03-10-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,126
Posted By Danhedonia

I really prefer a carbon frame to...

I really prefer a carbon frame to aluminum/steel/titanium frames. I can give my personal reasons for why if asked.

I'm asking if someone wants to list why they prefer carbon with the important...
03-10-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,126
Posted By Danhedonia

After looking hard at wheel upgrades, I can't...

After looking hard at wheel upgrades, I can't understand the enthusiasm for lower-cost carbon; I wouldn't mind having it explained to me in a kind way.

By the way: I'm a huge fan of carbon frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 729
Posted By Danhedonia

I am a road cyclist with ninja fantasies.

I am a road cyclist with ninja fantasies.
03-10-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,271
Posted By Danhedonia

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07D6NCQCP/ref...

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07D6NCQCP/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

"ThinkTop Ultra-Light Full Carbon Fiber Bicycle Bike Drink Water Bottle Cage" $28 for two. Weighs...
03-08-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,037
Posted By Danhedonia

Remember, though, it's not a good idea to be...

Remember, though, it's not a good idea to be considerate and thoughtful until I write about it on my blog. The though thing with narcissism is those who suffer most are always last to find out.
03-08-21, 01:37 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,037
Posted By Danhedonia

The only thing I hate more than bastard cyclists...

The only thing I hate more than bastard cyclists are self-obsessed bloggers.
03-08-21, 01:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 602
Posted By Danhedonia

I had a bad L4-L5 experience a few years ago...

I had a bad L4-L5 experience a few years ago (near fatal seizure which cause my back to collapse and etc.).

My wife is a surgical nurse who works with orthopedists. Want to know what my...
03-08-21, 01:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,692
Posted By Danhedonia

I just really concur with the opinion that his...

I just really concur with the opinion that his ignoring the collision with the car was ... foolish. I can't imagine MvdP having a gentle brush with the car; why would you not just swap it out prior...
03-08-21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 959
Posted By Danhedonia

p-e-d-a-l. p-e-d-a-l-l-e-d.

p-e-d-a-l. p-e-d-a-l-l-e-d.
03-08-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 164,616
Posted By Danhedonia

47.

47.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 729
Posted By Danhedonia

Thanks for the recommendations. I prefer cycling...

Thanks for the recommendations. I prefer cycling gloves; most of my rides are ~2-3 hours in New Mexico, and heavier gloves don't work for me.

I forgot about Sierra and Steep/Cheap (weird as I got...
03-07-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,027
Posted By Danhedonia

I just wish someone would begin the inevitable...

I just wish someone would begin the inevitable 'challenge to Zwift.' It's a great concept with mediocre execution; I'd say their most significant contribution is proving the market exists.
03-06-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By Danhedonia

Telling you to start at DC Rainmaker's site is...

Telling you to start at DC Rainmaker's site is also helpful. The articles are long; you can skim.
03-06-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,027
Posted By Danhedonia

We stayed in Kolea - nice enough units but like...

We stayed in Kolea - nice enough units but like much of Waikoloa we found the other guests not our speed. (By that I mean rude and loudly so). I grew up in Lincoln (I see you're from Framingham) so...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 729
Posted By Danhedonia

Cheap(er) Gloves?

Replacing kit lately; had some sticker shock when I looked at glove prices. I'm used to paying ~$20 for a pair, having them last a few years. Had great luck with Louis Garneau and Performance house...
03-06-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,027
Posted By Danhedonia

Had a super, super-weird pair of Rouvy...

Had a super, super-weird pair of Rouvy experiences this week.

First was not-really-coincidental. I sought and found a decent ride in Hawaii in a part of the world where I enjoy going on...
03-06-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Danhedonia

I have a similar impression with my CORE.

I have a similar impression with my CORE.
03-06-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,399
Posted By Danhedonia

I don't pretend to know what other people should...

I don't pretend to know what other people should and shouldn't find 'worth the money.' I do know that I find Zwift's workouts to be incredibly stupid in that they penalize you for normal cycling...
03-06-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By Danhedonia

To be blunt, your largest challenge is that you...

To be blunt, your largest challenge is that you don't seem aware of what's available; you want something you have imagined, but it's very clear from your posts that you have not done much research.
...
03-02-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,651
Posted By Danhedonia

YellaFella Talk to me about the H3.

YellaFella Talk to me about the H3.
03-02-21, 01:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,755
Posted By Danhedonia

I'm beginning to question that Drua Ass groupset...

I'm beginning to question that Drua Ass groupset I got from Ali Babba.
02-28-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By Danhedonia

I spent a lot of time and money on searching for...

I spent a lot of time and money on searching for a saddle; finally wound up riding a Selle SLR Gel Max Flo that goes for around $200. No biggie, but not cheap.

Few years later I see that those...
02-27-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,027
Posted By Danhedonia

I have some very strong opinions about how Zwift...

I have some very strong opinions about how Zwift and Rouvy just don't seem like full-fledged software companies. No game company would ever have such glitchy software and not face either...
02-27-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,651
Posted By Danhedonia

FWIW REI's website appears to have KICKRS and...

FWIW REI's website appears to have KICKRS and KICKR CORES in stock today.

Let us know how it all goes.
02-24-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By Danhedonia

And that's how it 'normalized' for me: a few...

And that's how it 'normalized' for me: a few times and it seemed the devices knew to look for each other and synchronize.

Good luck.
02-24-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By Danhedonia

I have so much to say about Rouvy, Zwift, etc., ...

I have so much to say about Rouvy, Zwift, etc., but will try to be brief.

1. Rouvy absolutely feels more real than Zwift. It's just a far more realistic 'ride experience.'

2. Today I had...
02-24-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,565
Posted By Danhedonia

Goal: Try hard YTD: 1,300 miles Vertical:...

Goal: Try hard
YTD: 1,300 miles
Vertical: 102,000 ft.

This year I decided that riding will be the one thing about which I will not compromise. I pray things don't intercede.
02-22-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By Danhedonia

Thanks. Not a sharing guy, but agree that...

Thanks. Not a sharing guy, but agree that interface is poo. I've uploaded GPX files to Zwift, no complaints there.
02-21-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,754
Posted By Danhedonia

Also want to stress that pets and children and...

Also want to stress that pets and children and trainers don't mix well. I hope (pray) no one here is as stupid as some of the folks on ******, but there are some very unhappy posts there about...
02-21-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By Danhedonia

Someone help me here - if I can create and edit...

Someone help me here - if I can create and edit workouts in Zwift, why am I doing that on another website? How is it better?
02-21-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By Danhedonia

Recall that in my post (overly long bcos venting)...

Recall that in my post (overly long bcos venting) I had a very similar sequence.

Initial frustrations, specifically lack of functionality as well as a dropped signals and program crashes. This...
02-21-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 819
Posted By Danhedonia

Huge thanks to unterhausen . I opened a ticket...

Huge thanks to unterhausen . I opened a ticket today, hopefully there will be a dialogue with Wahoo with good results.
02-20-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,651
Posted By Danhedonia

Going to reiterate (bcos important) and...

Going to reiterate (bcos important) and emphasize: for me and most I know the purchase and set up of the trainer was the first step of a process that had many more steps than we anticipated.
...
02-20-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Danhedonia

Well, I just think you're trying to make...

Well, I just think you're trying to make something happen that just isn't smart. Electronics are purpose-built, and an Apple watch is not really designed to do a good job prioritizing data streams...
02-16-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Danhedonia

I honestly think you're going to wind up...

I honestly think you're going to wind up frustrated. CatEye's apps are not well regarded, and I am thinking that you are maxing out the capabilities of your system's items.
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